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Director / Technical Support Services

Closing: Nov 18, 2022

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Published: Oct 18, 2022 (2 months ago)

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Job purpose:

To coordinate and provide leadership in planning, implementing,

coordinating and overseeing information technology and voter data managementinitiatives in order to support the proper functioning of Electoral Commissionoperations/activities.
(a) Minimum Academic qualifications:

1. An Honors Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology or Computer Science

or Statistics or Computer Engineering or Information Systems or Mathematicsor any other ICT related discipline from a recognized university or institution;

2. A Masters Degree in Information Technology or Computer Science or eGovernment Services or in any ICT related discipline from a recognized

university or institution;

3. Accreditation from a relevant professional body/association in IT or systems

development and management.
(b) Minimum Work Experience:
1. Ten (10) years relevant work experience in management of Information
Technology systems, at least three (3) of which should have been served asHead of Department or managerial level in the public sector or equivalentlevel of experience from a reputable and large organization;

2. Experience at management decision-making level, in particular in managingcomplex information technology programs and IT solutions;

3. Experience in development and management of shared IT services;


4. Experience in digital transformation of organizations;


5. Demonstrable leadership and management skills and experience.


Responsibilities
Job purpose:

To coordinate and provide leadership in planning, implementing,

coordinating and overseeing information technology and voter data managementinitiatives in order to support the proper functioning of Electoral Commissionoperations/activities.
(a) Minimum Academic qualifications:

1. An Honors Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology or Computer Science

or Statistics or Computer Engineering or Information Systems or Mathematicsor any other ICT related discipline from a recognized university or institution;

2. A Masters Degree in Information Technology or Computer Science or eGovernment Services or in any ICT related discipline from a recognized

university or institution;

3. Accreditation from a relevant professional body/association in IT or systems

development and management.
(b) Minimum Work Experience:
1. Ten (10) years relevant work experience in management of Information
Technology systems, at least three (3) of which should have been served asHead of Department or managerial level in the public sector or equivalentlevel of experience from a reputable and large organization;

2. Experience at management decision-making level, in particular in managingcomplex information technology programs and IT solutions;

3. Experience in development and management of shared IT services;


4. Experience in digital transformation of organizations;


5. Demonstrable leadership and management skills and experience.


1. To advise the Secretary, Electoral Commission/Accounting Officer on matters
pertaining to information technology and voter data management;

2. To provide guidance on overall Government Policy direction on information

technology and voter data management;

3. To provide technical input to the development/formulation of strategic plans

and other policy papers;
4. To issue guidelines on the interpretation and implementation of IT policies,
laws, standards and other related matters and their relation with theCommission;

5. To develop, mentor and motivate subordinate staff and evaluate their

performance;

6. To oversee the maintenance of appropriate systems for measuring

performance within the directorate such as regular appraisal meetings,monthly progress reports and monitor, measure and report on directorateissues, opportunities, achievements and work plans within agreed formatsand time frames;

7. To promote work and professional ethics by upholding and encouraging the

highest standards (professional and work ethics) to promote a good image ofthe organization;

8. Support the other Directorates in form of data, information, software,

hardware and voter pattern;

9. Coordinate the activities of the Directorate in tandem with other Directorates;


10. Supervise the activities of the departments which fall under the Directorate;


11. Execute any other duties as may be assigned by the Secretary, Electoral

Commission.


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